Nov 03, 2008 — Most of the leaves are off the trees, but there's still yard work this fall. Martha Foley and horticulturist Amy Ivy have some tips for dealing with vines - Virginia Creeper, grape and bittersweet. Go to full article
Sep 26, 2008 — Todd Moe talks with Tupper Lake resident Jim Carroll about fall foliage. Jim is an official "Leaf Peeper" for the state tourism office. Next week could be the peak time for viewing a dazzling display of autumn colors in the northern Adirondacks. Go to full article
Warren Mick and Glen: the last step is to get the sheep IN the pen.
Sep 25, 2008 — Almost any weekend this season, you'll find a gathering of sheep, dogs, and people on some northeastern field. They're here to take a little break, have some fun, and test out their border collies' skills. Kinna Ohman stopped by a sheepdog competition at the Quechee Scottish Festival in Vermont. She sent this audio postcard. Go to full article
Sep 22, 2008 — Today marks the start of fall in the North Country. But that doesn't mean the end of the growing season. Martha Foley talks with horticulturist Amy Ivy about late summer goodies from the garden and extending the season with "high tunnels". Go to full article
Nov 14, 2007 — There are few seasonal flavors that are as strong on the senses as apples and apple cider. For months and months we settle for fruit imported from who-knows-where, until late summer, when local apples are ready for picking and pressing. For many decades, people in Jefferson County have known that the first turning of the leaves means that Burrville Cider Mill is running at full capacity, producing some of the tastiest cider in the region. Today, NCPR and TAUNY, Traditional Arts in Upstate New York, continue our look at some very special places in the North Country. A few weeks ago, Joel Hurd and Varick Chittenden visited Burrville to learn more about cider, donuts and why many people think this oldest building in the county is haunted. Go to full article
Oct 22, 2007 — It's autumn, despite temperatures in the 70's today. Horticulturist Amy Ivy tells Martha Foley about a new garden "toy" that's making garden and yard cleanup much easier this year. And they talk about this season's brilliant fall colors. Go to full article
Oct 01, 2007 — We live in a "throw away" society. It's considered easy to wrap something up and throw it in the garbage can. According to the EPA, yard waste, like leaves and grass clippings, account for nearly 20% of all garbage generated each year. Horticulturist Amy Ivy says it's easy to turn this waste into a resource that's reapplied to the garden. She spoke with Todd Moe. Go to full article